Mike Montgomery signed the deal with Berkeley too soon. Trent Johnson is leaving Stanford and taking the LSU job.
Stanford coach Trent Johnson has a verbal agreement to become the first-ever African American men's basketball coach at LSU.
Sources have told FOXSports.com a news conference is expected on Thursday.
Johnson, who led the Cardinal to the Sweet 16 this season, has agreed in principle to a deal that will take him to LSU, according to sources close to the situation.